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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st September, 2015

    Hello all.

    Tom Ford Noir Pour Femme
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    Re: Most worn in August 2015

    Well Alaia has two wears everything else just one.
  3. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    We had quite a few Goutal's last year, old packaging.

    On Midnight In Paris at £12.99 quite a few bottles.
  4. Re: LIU Geurlain EDT formulation edits- found a 2005 and am curious about your thoughts

    Oh!!!! Didn't think it was as old as that!!1 :)
  5. Re: Lancome Magie Noir- Is vintage the only way to go?

    I bought the new one, yes its thinner and to be honest does take a while to turn into Magie Noire as we know it. But the vintage was just too rick for my blood, goes for really big money on ebay. ...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    Okay now wearing Serge Lutens Daim Blond for the evening.
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    Re: Guerlain London

    Thank you just bookmarked the site.
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    Re: Guerlain London

    If you order from the US you will have a hight customs duty bill on that amount.

    The Sterling is high again the Euro at the moment so it might work out cheaper to buy direct from Guerlain Paris.
  9. Re: LIU Geurlain EDT formulation edits- found a 2005 and am curious about your thoughts

    Okay mine says: DN1L5
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Currently Héliotrope : Gingembre by Fragonard. But I have going to a birthday party later so will change to???
  11. Re: LIU Geurlain EDT formulation edits- found a 2005 and am curious about your thoughts

    I have an earlier Liu edt its the 93mls tall size bottle. I actually bought on Ebay a few years back from a east European seller. Its does have the no5 vibe that you mention. The modern version...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28th August 2015

    Hello all.
    Vintage L'Occitane Lavende extract/parfum
  13. Re: the global economy is crashing, why not start buying some expensive oud oil with your savings?

    The Chinese were told to buy gold and store it. Good idea the way their economy is going.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Yes, I walk down my street grabbing at the lavender sprigs to sniff.
  15. Re: the global economy is crashing, why not start buying some expensive oud oil with your savings?

    Not me, I just bought a set of kitchen knives, Japanese steel!!! LOL
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I adore Lavender, trouble for me is its seem to disappear on me if it in with other ingredients. Love Jicky have the pdt and parfum yet get no lavender.

    I know what I will be wearing. ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Blue Agava and Cacao by Jo Malone
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Terre d'Iris by Miller Harris
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    Mine was a 30ml decant, so don't have the original bottle. It was somone on POL who did the split way back.

    RichMan'sOldSpice, trust me I have went over every bottle I own and none have batch...
  20. Re: Chanel Cuir de Russie Parfum, EDT, or Both

    I own the parfum bought around 2004 or 2005, gorgeous gorgeous. Smooth elegant. I once read it described as the inside of a vintage Rolls Royce leather interior.

    Funny I have been thinking of...
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    Re: Ylang ylang fragrance recommendations?

    Funny today when I went to the directory to do SOTD, I found it has ylang ylang as the first ingredient so will add it to the list.

    Fleurs des Comores by Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24 August 2015

    Hello all.

    Fleurs des Comores by Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
  23. Re: Vanilla as a man-trap? Some light Sunday reading

    One Jennifer Love Hewitt is a very good looking actress, perhaps that is more to do with men all round her.

    I like my vanilla dark and dirty Un Bois Vanille, otherwise you smell like fudge. Ah...
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    Okay, I went and found my last bottle of Creed bought Original Santal, in fact bought on its release 2005. It doesn't have the batch code either, trust me I checked it again in daylight. Again...
  25. Thread: Alaia

    by donna255
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    Re: Alaia

    Go give it a sniff. I tend not to jump on designer fragrances, usually I ignore them and don't even give a sniff to them. I really liked Alaia, well I bought it. LOL
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23rd August 2015

    Hello all.

    Original Santal by Creed
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    Mine have the 3 letters, SGD then a single number over the side of the bottom, it looks the same as the words Made In France Paris. I took the label off the bottom held up to the window in day...
  28. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    So yesterday in Belfast city centre brand, Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille £59.

    Miller Harris candles at £19.
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    Re: Ylang ylang fragrance recommendations?

    Caron French Can Can is big on ylang ylang if I remember.
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    Okay, I went to my local House of Fraser this morning to check Creed. So the testers have a black printed Lot on the bottle with the clear label.

    Mine from late last century(I had a think and...
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    Re: Ylang ylang fragrance recommendations?

    Nahema for me is rose and No 5 rose and jasmine.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 22nd August 2015

    Hello all.

    Creed Vanisia, well over ten years old so shall we say vintage? :)
  33. Re: Name your favorite 'Bombshell' fragrances, 1960's and earlier

    Narcisse Noir, total diva bitch queen. Has to be the extract only.

    Mitsouko

    Shalimar vintage only
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    All my boxes have EMB 77477A

    The bottles themselves in the glass Vanisia has a SGO and 6 on the other side of the bottom.

    Jasmin Imper Eugene has the SGD and a 4 on the other side of the...
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    I pay no attention to batch numbers myself, but yes on the box. Actually just went and look at a 10+ year old bottle of Santal Imperale
  36. Thread: Alaia

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    Re: Alaia

    I bought it last week. Ignore the airy fairy description of charcoal etc. Its very lovely floriental smells classic.
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    Re: Best Eye Liner Pencil ...

    I bought the By Terry Eye primer Fix, its clear and really intensifies eye colours.
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    Re: Let's talk about Iris

    Love Iris. Rooty earth or powdery sweet.

    What I own:

    Parfumerie General Iris Oriental gorgeous, might be classed in the same vein as Iris Ganche.

    Hermes Hiris sweet powdery.

    28 La Plausa...
  39. Re: What was the last fragrance you purchased for a gift?

    SpaceNK sale last month Laughter Nuit at 70% off. The friend I bought for really loved it but did not want to spend the £45 on it. Actually its for her Christmas gift.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Hiris by Hermès
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Oh well another no for me this Friday.

    Vetiver and I do not get along at all. It turns into bog body on me, you know those bodies dug up from bogs after a thousand years.
  42. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    Coughs, I seen Creed in my local one some years back the 75mls sizes at around £60. Serge Lutens Gris Clair has been there recently at around £50. Juliette has a gun as well. Penhaligions,...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Alaïa by Azzedine Alaïa
  44. Re: Online Cosmetics Shopping from Trusted Websites...Any help?

    Where in the world do you live?

    This will help a lot with suggestions.
  45. Re: I you could hire any perfumer to make you a fragrance...?

    Jacques Guerlain(but I would need a time machine, Dr. Who I need you).

    Thierry Wasser

    Pierre Guillaume

    Christopher Sheldrake
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Jaïpur Homme by Boucheron
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Black Violet by Tom Ford
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    Re: Best fragrance deal you've gotten?

    On Ebay a few years back. Caron Fleurs de Rocaille extract 75mls vintage around 1960, intact with gold wire. Yes £23, the guy did have it in the wrong section as he never sold perfume but...
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    Re: Tom Ford 4ml Samples...how to get them?

    I got two last year in the UK. Well I was actually buying over the phone some make up, asked the guy if I could possibly have two samples. He sent two 4mls sizes, I was expecting tiny 0.5mls.
  50. Re: Most impracticle bottles or Form vs Function

    Fortunately they changed the Signature bottle. Now its tall black glass and simple.
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    Re: How can i shine my nail?

    You need to explain more?

    You could try almond oil, its good for nails.
  52. Re: Most impracticle bottles or Form vs Function

    Oh for me and over the years have put it forward.

    Donna Karan Signature, the infamous Klingon Phaser bottle. Oh yes, it looked really interesting, the spray bit you pushed down was rubber only a...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    I was told this one was not on general release until Monday 17th August, but it was on the shelves today so bought.

    Alaïa by Azzedine Alaïa
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 15th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Le Mimosa by Annick Goutal
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    The Creed Angelique Encens thing, we doubt the story very much. Fantastic fragrance, but no way was in created in the 1930s for her. Creed do love their fairy stories about when things where...
  56. Re: The Angel Cult: "Us Angel-wearers would rather fight than switch!"

    I bought and wore it way back in the 90s, liked it but moved on. I think because I could smell it everywhere?

    A friend has it as her signature, she was a nurse and used to wear the body lotion...
  57. Re: Have people stopped buying Guerlain after the racist remarks?

    [QUOTE=Rüssel;3599660]Did they show it from the air or from further away? One trick of the media to make small demonstrations look larger can usually be spotted if they only show close ups. Not...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Eau de Lavande by Diptyque
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Yes, Liz Taylor was the first celeb fragrance wise. I don't like White Diamonds, a friend wears it.

    I have a number of cheap Avon fragrances and Coty Wild Musk Oil was a cheapy.

    Did once...
  60. Re: Have people stopped buying Guerlain after the racist remarks?

    Guerlain, Jean Paul was the last member of the family who actually worked in Guerlain. Its LVMH who now own the whole Guerlain company, they let Jean Paul work but he no major releases for a number...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Count me out. I don't do celeb fragrance in any shape or forum. I don't even deem to go near any of the bottles.
  62. Re: Have people stopped buying Guerlain after the racist remarks?

    I remember the BBC documentary about Perfume in 3 parts. The first one showed Jean Paul and him working, then it mentioned the comments and showed outside the Guerlain boutique in Paris. I was...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 12th August 2015

    Hello all.

    London Blooms Collection : White Lilac & Rhubarb by Jo Malone
  64. Re: What's up with ridiculous international shipping charges on ebay?

    A thing I used to see on Ebay was something BIN 99p but shipping £50+, the seller made money from the shipping as Ebay take a percentage for the sale. Now Ebay have got wise and they have to pay a...
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    Re: Latest cosmetics product price

    What cosmetics?

    Brands, products what?

    Country to country prices will differ
  66. Re: Sensible discussions only, please. Creed/Guerlain/Chanel/Galliano

    There are still Glitter fans, they tend to keep quiet though.

    There is one person on a forum I visit who keeps insisting Rolf Harris is innocent.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 11th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Louanges Profanes 19 by Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: Need help identifying perfume bottle

    Very wise Tony, safe rather than sorry.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 10th August 2015

    Hello all

    Misia by Chanel the last of my sample.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 9th August 2015

    Hello all.

    A sample of Alaïa by Azzedine Alaïa
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 8th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Santal Impérial by Creed which is over 10 years old, sorry no idea of the batch code I never looked. LOL
  72. Re: Anyone trustworthy in the UK that can get a fragrance for me??? HELP!!

    Okay, now here is your problem. Anyone trying to ship to you, will have it destroyed. The Royal Mail now x ray boxes and if found will destroy the fragrance and send a warning letter to the sender....
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    As I said, Bottega Veneta by Bottega Veneta
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    Re: SOTD Friday 7th August 2015

    Bottega Veneta by Bottega Veneta
  75. Poll: Re: Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris vs. Guerlain L'instant

    Well Midnight In Paris(my vote), can be bought really cheaply at the moment. TKMaxx in the UK had it at £12.99 for 30mls. So why not buy both.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    The Chanel owners sold Bourgois some time back. I remember people insisting that the Bourgois products where the same as Chanel!!! When they made make up way before Chanel saw the light of day. ...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Haute concentration

    What did happen for a few years, was one fragrance from the Paris Exclusives was released for a limited period in normal 50mls spray bottle. When it was gone it was gone. Then they decided to do...
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    Re: LVMH - Influence on Dior, Guerlain etc

    LVMH were classed as the anti christ when they bought a perfume house over. They slaughtered Shalimar in the early 00s, stopped using the finest bergamot and sandalwood. This was confirmed by...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 5th August 2015

    hello all.

    Aqua Allegoria Lavande Velours by Guerlain
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    Re: Looking for a Gift

    What does your wife actually like to wear? This would give us an idea of what to suggest.
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    Re: which 1 or 2 of these?

    The only one I have sniffed is the Laura Mercier, its not bad rich a little sweet(I hate sweet amber makes me think of vanilla fudge), but very wearable. I prefer my amber dirty and herbal.
  82. Re: Lack of comments on SOTDs! Kick it up a notch, :).

    I never comment, actually I did once try and just came up with a computer script. So the computer said no.

    Simple I don't want to comment apart from a simple Hello all.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4th August 2015

    Hello all.

    Y by Yves Saint Laurent the edp.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Rococo Myth Luxe.
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    Re: Angélique Encens or Shalimar?

    I have both, Angelic Encens is gorgeous warm spicy. Shalimar as has been said go for vintage and if possible pdt or parfum, back then they still used the sandalwood from Mysore
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    Re: Dior Homme to buy or not to buy

    Sample wise since you are in the UK, try the big department stores. Debenhams, John Lewis,House of Fraser. If you are in one of the bigger cities, Harvey Nichols or Selfridges.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 2nd August 2015

    Hello all.

    Sexy Angelic by Honoré de Prés
  88. Re: Perfumes used up in August 2015: full bottles, decants, samples

    I haven't used up any in ages. Must check and see what I am coming to the end of.
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    Re: Dior Homme to buy or not to buy

    Just because others love it, does not make it for you. Something more interesting to you, is grabbing you when you go to the store.

    Don't worry about it, how about getting a sample and wearing...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 1st August 2015

    Hello all.

    Tom Ford Noir pour Femme
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    Re: L' Occitane synthetic or not?

    I do own a few of the Honore des Pres collection which are organic, none of the L'Occitane smell 100% natural at all.

    I do like a few of the Grasse collection but do not smell totally natural. ...
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    Re: Problems with sunscreens in US

    I know on the MUA forum, people used ask other in the UK to custom buy EU/UK sunscreens.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 31st July 2015

    Hello all.

    In sync with Estee Lauder Private Collection
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Okay, actually going to stick with Estee Lauder Private Collection, in a Chypre mood.
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    Re: Aargh! A spill!

    I feel your pain, the horror then the I can't believe I did that!!!! It does play in the back of your mind for days. Beautiful fragrance fingers crossed you can replace it.
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    Re: Most worn in July 2015

    Well same as last month for me.

    Héliotrope : Gingembre by Fragonard 2

    Encen Feve Tonka by Fragonard 2

    Everything else is a mix of worn once.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Of the original list the only one I own is Estee Lauder Private Collection.

    Now we have opened up quite a bit more.

    L'Occitane would also fit in, as they do facial skin care.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th July 2015

    Hello all.

    Héliotrope : Gingembre by Fragonard
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th July 2015

    Hello all.

    Midnight in Paris by Van Cleef & Arpels
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    Re: Introducing: Tom Ford Noir Pour Femme

    I managed to grab some samples of it, which was hard work as it seems TF did not send out that many to stores.

    I really like it, smooth vanilla floral dark, it has more in common with Velvet...
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